Mathematics Distance Courses

These Mathematics courses are offered for credit by Andrews University, Oakwood University, and Washington Adventist University. Andrews University manages the registration and provides the instruction and support for students.

Andrews University Credit

Students taking a mathematics course will need to be approved by the AU Mathematics Department. Any student signing up for the Mathematic Courses offered by Andrews University will not be registered for the course until approval has been given from the Andrews University Mathematics Department.

MATH 165V-901
College Algebra
Prerequisite: SAT Math >480 or ACT Math > 20 or Andrews Math Placement Exam > P2
Introduction to precalcus. Linear, quadratic, radical, and absolute value equations and inequalities; graphs of lines, parabolas, circles, ellipses and hyperbolas; composition and inverses of functions; transformations of graphs, symmetry; linear, quadratic, exponetial, logarithmic, polynomial, and ration functions. Introduction to derivatives of polynomials. Applications to buisness and science, including interpretation of graphs and charts.
Format: Self-paced Full Term (sec. 902), Self-paced Open Learning (sec. 901).
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MATH 168V-901
Precalculus
(4 sem hours)
Prerequisite: SAT Math >510 or ACT Math > 22 or Andrews Math Placement Exam > P3 or MATH 165 or MATH 166.
Linear, quadratic, and absolute value equations and inequalities with applications; radical equations; polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, inverse, trigonometric functions; higher order equations; exponential and logarithmic equations; the unit circle, trigonometric identities and equations; Law of Sines and Cosines; vectors in the plane, polar coordinates and graphs; complex numbers and De Moivre’s Theorem; conic sections.
Format: Interactive Online (sec. 999), Self-paced Full Term (sec. 902), Self-paced Open Learning (sec. 901)
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MATH 191-999
Calculus I
(4 sem hours)
Math 191, 192 is a standard introduction to single-variable calculus. Math 191 includes limits, continuity, derivatives, applications and integreation up through substitutions and integreation by parts. Formal Definition of limit derivative, and Riemann integral. Proofs of standard theorems, including the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Prerequisite: SAT Math >580 or ACT Math > 26 or Andrews Math Placement Exam > P5 or MATH 167 or MATH 168 with grade no lower than C.
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STAT 285-901
Elementary Statistics
(4 sem hours)
GU Equivalent: MATH 110 Probability and Statistics
Prerequisite: SAT Math > 480 or ACT Math > 20 or Andrews Math Placement Exam > P2
A study of basic descriptive and inferential statistics, including elementary probability and probability distributions, statistical inference involving binomial, normal, and t-distributions, and hypothesis testing.
Format:  Self-paced Full Term (sec. 902), Self-paced Open Learning (sec. 901)
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Oakwood University Credit

MA 108-911
Introductory College Algebra
(3 sem hours)
A review of the fundamental ideas of algebra. Course topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, rational expressions and function, polynomials, factoring, systems of equations and graph. This course does not count towards a mathematics major or minor.
Format: Self-paced Paper
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MA 123-911
Precalculus Algebra & Trigonometry
(4 sem hours)
Course topics include elementary functions, their graphs and applications, including polynomial, rational, algebraic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. A fast-paced course designed as a review of the algebra and trigonometry needed in calculus. A student may not receive credit for MA 123 and the MA 121-122 sequence.
Format: Self-paced Online
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MATH 110-921
Probability and Statistics
(4 sem hours)
Prerequisite: MATH 051, 30th percentile on ACT or SAT math or placement test
Descriptive statistics, elementary probability, Venn diagrams, discrete random variables, binomial and normal distributions, inferential statistics, sampling tests of hypotheses, regression, correlations, analysis of variance, chi-square analysis.
Format: Self-paced Online
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MATH 126-921
Precalculus
(4 sem hours)
Prerequisite: MATH 120 or placement test
Relations, functions, transformation, inverse functions, systems of linear and quadratic equations. Exponential, logarithmic, and circular functions. Credit for this course does not apply toward a major or minor in mathematics but does apply toward the general education math/science requirements.
Format: Self-paced Online
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